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. >> rah geofjivrajiv, in a piecen a piece he had to resign as cia director and he became famous as a general and commander that he had fallen. >> oh, indeed. both sides in some way are culpable here. both sides are responsible for building him up. yes, petraeus grasped before many of his fellow generals, the power of the media narrative in shaping the modern battlefield story and he reached out to journalists, to authors, and not to think tank experts and others bringing him to iraq and afghanistan to observe what was going on. he under thstood that the stori of the wars would not be shaped just on the ground but also in washington. what he did there was sort of -- it's now sort of become ceched wisdom within the military but back in the early day of iraq, it was sort of pioneering. >> there was a distance between the people running the war and the journalists who were covering the war. tara mckelvey, you have an acquaintan acquaintanceship with paula broadwell? she was over tour kwlo your hou? >> at the time, i read. and she and i talked about petraeus. and paula, she sort of t
been hammering away at this story and fox had a scoop based on stories saying that the cia which we now know is more heavily involved than was previously acknowledged made a question for military backup and this was denied. that story was not weedily pick ued up and foxx media said the rest of the media is proobama and turning away. your thoughts. >> the fox reporting raises very seriously questions that need to be seriously pursued. have two fundamental claims. one, the cia told people on the ground to stand down instead of respond to the immediate attack, second that military help was forthcoming and it did not. the problem with the fox coverage is they have been so, you know, out over their skis criticizing the obama administration from the very outset of this that the investigative reporting itself raises questions about where fox comes from journal is particularly. there are unattributable quotes that if i were the reporter i would say, wait a minute, if you're going to say the response was incompetent and quote a single unnamed source to that, i want the detail when you're allegin
his coverage including affair that prompted his resignation as cia director. joining me is thomas ricks. tom, welcome. >> thank you. >> based on this book, the generals, one of them is general petraeus. you had one earlier called "the gamble." fair to say i think you're an admirer of petraeus? >> yes, and i remain so. >> and what's it like working with him in terms of his working with the press? >> you need to use the media to get your views out, that it's a responsibility of a general to explain to the american people what you're doing with their money and their children in some war overseas, and so he engaged and he use thad megaphone to explain this is what i'm doing, this is what i'm trying to do. >> that's an interesting verb," use" the media. some would see that as manipulating the media. >> i think he did that too. so did dwight eisenhower, explaining it to people, routinely holding press conferences, talking to reporters. >> how much of that courtship and exchange of e-mails and journali journalism, has that affected everything more than he might have gotten otherwise? >>
. if it's the head of the cia, if it's the chief of staff of the army, if it's the head of the defense intelligence agency who have national secrets or vulnerable to blackmail, no, that information has to come out and come out quickly. >> let's not forget this was someone out there promoting him. she in effect had become a public agent for him out there. >> paula broadwell was not shy about pumping her book and her portrayal of general petraeus. thank you for stopping by. >>> more on "reliable sources" and we're waiting president obama's remarks at ar lethbridge tong national cemetery on this veterans day weekend. lington national cemetery on this veterans day weekend.  what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. we have so much technology in our store to really show the customers what's going on with their bodies. you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. ... now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual sh
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